JEE Main 2019 Admit Card to be Released Soon: Check the Syllabus
JEE Mains 2019

The admit cards for the JEE Main is expected to be released on December 17, 2018.


The examination for the Joint Entrance Main (JEE Main) is scheduled to be conducted from January 6 to January 20, 2019.


The admit cards for the same would be made available to download from December 17, 2018.


The examinations will be held twice a year, from the upcoming academic session.


The second examinations is expected to be conducted from April 6 to April 20, 2019, after the First shift in the month of January, 2019.


JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board, JEE) Main will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onward.

Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education had conducted the JEE Main.


JEE Mains 2019: Detail Syllabus



This section will include questions on general topics, gaseous and liquid states, atomic structure and chemical bonding, energetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, solid state, solutions, surface chemistry and nuclear chemistry.


Physical Chemistry


Properties and matter of nature

Dalton’s atomic theory; Concept of atom, molecule, element and compound; Physical quantities and their measurements in Chemistry.


States Of Matter

Classification of matter into solid, liquid and gaseous states. Gas laws – Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Graham’s law of diffusion, Avogadro’s law, Dalton’s law of partial pressure, Liquid State- Properties of liquids – vapour pressure, viscosity and surface tension and effect of temperature, Gaseous State- Ideal gas equation; Kinetic theory of gases (only postulates); Concept of average, root mean square and most probable velocities.


Different methods of solution- molality, molarity, mole fraction, percentage, vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult’s Law



Meaning of equilibrium, concept of dynamic equilibrium.


Redox reactions and Electrochemistry

Oxidation, reduction, oxidation number, electronic concepts. Electrolytic and metallic conduction, conductance in electrolytic solutions. Kohlrausch’s law and its applications.


Atomic Structure

Rutherford atomic models, Electromagnetic radiation, photoelectric effect, bohr model of hydrogen atom and its limitations, quantum mechanical model of atom.

Molecular structure and chemical bonding

Ionic and covalent bonds, factors affecting formation of ionic bonds. Covalent Bonding, Molecular Orbital Theory.


Chemical Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of thermodynamics and its laws, state functions, types of processes, system and surroundings.


Chemical Kinetics

Chemical reaction and factors affecting it. Concentration, temperature, pressure and catalyst; elementary and complex reactions, order and molecularity of reactions. Arrhenius theory, collision theory of bi-molecular gaseous reactions.


Colloidal state

Colloids and suspensions, classification of colloids – lyophilic, lyophobic; multi-molecular, macro-molecular and associated colloids (micelles), preparation and properties of colloids.


Inorganic Chemistry


Elements and periodicity

Periodic law, periodic table, s, p, d and f block elements, periodic trends in properties of elements atomic and ionic radii, ionization enthalpy


Classification of elements

Periodic table, modern periodic law, valence and oxidation states.


Isolation Of Metals

Extraction of metals- concentration, reduction (chemical and electrolytic methods) . Thermodynamic and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of metals.



Position in periodic table, isotopes, preparation, properties and uses of hydrogen. Properties and uses of water and heavy water, hydrogen peroxide, hydrogen as a fuel.


P – Block Elements

Structure and properties of Group 13 to 18 elements.


Environmental Chemistry


Environmental pollution, Atmospheric pollution, Soil pollution, Water Pollution, Tropospheric pollutants, Major pollutants.


Organic Chemistry


Organic Compounds

Purification, Qualitative analysis, Quantitative analysis, Calculations of empirical formulae and molecular formulae.



IUPAC nomenclature, Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatic hydrocarbons.


Halogens and Oxygen

Nature of C-X bond; Mechanisms of substitution reactions, General methods of organic compunds contatining oxygen. Alcohols, Phenols And Ethers.



Classification of polymers, co-polymerization, general methods of polymerization, Vulcanization.



Significance of bio-molecules. Carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, nucleic acids.



The sections will include general topics- mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, optics and modern physics.


Unit and measurement

SI units, Fundamental and derived units, dimensions of physical quantities and analysis, errors in measurement, accuracy of measuring instruments.


Kinematics/ Laws of Motion

Laws of motion (Newton’s law of motion), speed and velocity, motion in a straight line, position-time graph, mtion, vector addition and subtraction, scalar and vector products. Relative velocity and its functions.

Force and Inertia, Impulse. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications, Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion and its applications.


Work, Energy And Power

Kinetic and potential energies, power, potential energy of a pring, conservative and non-conservative forces, Elastic and inelastic collisions.


Rotational Motion

Rotational motion and its basic concepts, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications; moment of inertia, radius of gyration.



Universal law of gravitation, Acceleration due to gravity, Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, Escape velocity.

Solids, Liquids, and its properties; Hooke’s Law, Young’s modulus

Hooke’s law and its applications, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity. Pascal’s law and its applications, Viscosity, Stoke’s law.



Thermal equilibrium, concept of temperature, zeroth law of thermodynamics. First, second law of thermodynamics, heat work and internal energy.


Kinetic Theory Of Gases

Kinetic theory of gases, concept of pressure. Degrees of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy, applications to specific heat capacities of gases.


Oscillations And Waves

Periodic motions, displacements, simple harmonic motion and its equations. Wave motion, Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave.



Electric charges, Electric field, Electric flux, conductors and insulators.


Current Electricity

Electric current, Drift velocity, Ohm’s law, Electrical resistance, Resistances of different materials, V-I characteristics of Ohmic and nonohmic conductors, Electrical energy and power.


Magnetic effects and magnetism

Savart law and its application, Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire, Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field, Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment.


Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents

Faraday’s law, Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents. Electromagnetic Waves, Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics.


Optics and wave optics

Reflection and refraction of light, mirror formula and its applications. Deviation and Dispersion of light by a prism, Lens Formula, Magnification, Power of a Lens, Wave optics, wave-front and Huygens’ principle, laws of reflection and refraction using Huygen’s principle.


Nucleus, Atom and its structure

Nucleus and its size. Atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum.



This section will include questions on algebra, trigonometry, analytical geometry, differential calculus, integral calculus and vectors.


Sets and their representation

Union, intersection and complement of sets, algebraic properties. Relation, Types of relations, equivalence relations, composition of functions.


Complex numbers

Complex numbers as ordered pairs of reals, Representation of complex numbers in the form a+ib, complex number and the square root, quadratic equations, triangle inequality, quadratic equations and its formations, relation between roots and co-efficients.


Matrices and determinants

Types of matrices, determinants and matrices of order two and three. Properties and evaluation of determinants, finding area of triangles using determinants.


Permutation and Combination

Permutation as an arrangement and combination as selection, fundamental principle of counting and simple applications.



Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability, Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution, Baye’s theorem, probability distribution of a random variate.


Trigonometrical identities and equations

Trigonometrical functions. Inverse trigonometrical functions and their properties. Heights and Distances.


Mathematical Induction

Applications of Mathematical Induction and principle.


Binomial Theorem

Positive integral index, general term and middle term of Binomial theorem, properties of Binomial coefficients and simple applications.


Arithmetic and Geometric progressions

Relation between Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, geometric means between two given numbers, arithmetic insertion. Sums of n terms of special series.


Algebra of functions, polynomials, rational, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions, inverse functions. Graphs of simple functions. Limits, continuity and differentiability. Valued functions, exponential, composite and implicit functions. Maxima and minima of functions of one variable, tangents and normals.




Integral calculus

Simple integrals and type of integrals as limit of sum. Properties and evaluation of definite integrals. Determining areas of regions.